In April, I had a casual chat over email with a new contact about smashing the patriarchy. Because it won’t smash itself and if we wait for that to happen we will be waiting a loooooooooooong ass time.
I’m finding it hard most days to work without being interrupted by a child who refuses to do ‘quiet time’ instead of napping. And that’s ok because I’m not the only one raising kids during a pandemic and trying to fit in productivity spurts around their ever-changing routines.
One of my goals for 2020 is to get more comfortable speaking to camera. I’m working on it slowly but surely and you’ll be seeing more of these kinds of posts! This week, I’m talking about how Babies, Business + Breakfast™ began when I became a parent and started bringing my children into business settings.
If you’ve found your windows of ‘work’ time during quarantine shrinking based on your kids’ attention spans, this one’s for you. I’ve used time blocking over the years to improve my efficiency with work tasks and output, while lowering my stress levels and feeling more in control when the unexpected (always) occurs.
Invest in yourself alongside your kids, while making new connections: Babies, Business + Breakfast™ Community + Membership is now open for registration!
Three Ways To Make Remote Work More Productive For You (+ Your Family): I’ve released a new short online course for parents which provides you with the mindset tips and productivity tools to get your home and work life flowing better together.
I’ve been re-learning how to record, upload and caption video in small windows of time, working from home with kids. It’s all for my upcoming short online course about Mixing Babies And Business: 3 Ways To Make Remote Work More Productive For You (+ Your Family).
At the start of 2019, I didn’t exactly know if I was meant to keep banging on about the merits of flexible work, inclusive spaces and experiences for people who also happen to be parents. Spoiler alert: When you take the first step, the Universe takes 10 to meet you!
It changes by the hour and I’m playing the long game but celebrating the fact my first book, Startup Blogging: Validate A Business Idea and Build Your Audience, made it to Number 15 this week in the Top 100 under the Blogging and Blogs book category in Amazon’s Kindle Store! I also received my first review – I’m not related to them by blood and I didn’t pay them for it, I swear.